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Mineral riches lure explorers to Yukon

Though mineral exploration in Yukon Territory this year lagged the pace seen in 2018, mine development projects advanced at a steady clip in 2019, while several past-producing mines moved... — Updated 7/31/2020


Nunavut takes stock in 20th year

Twenty years ago, Canada created the territory of Nunavut, carving out the easternmost part of the Northwest Territories to form the country's northernmost jurisdiction. A vast land of... — Updated 7/31/2020

 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Junior chases target near historic mine

One intrepid junior tackled an enticing prospect in western Nunavut in 2019, marking the seventh year of its quest for gold in Canada's far north. Seeking new gold resources on the highly... — Updated 12/6/2019

 By Shane Lasley    News

Tectonic goes public, makes gold discovery

Investors looking for mineral exploration companies boasting a team with a proven track record and gold properties in safe and mineral-rich jurisdictions have a new choice with the... — Updated 11/29/2019

 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Diamonds may be more than pipedreams

Droves of exploration companies have rushed to Yukon Territory in recent years to hunt for sizable deposits of gold, silver, copper, rare earth elements and base metals. Employing the most advanced geophysical and geochemical techniques... — Updated 11/20/2011

 By Curt Freeman    News

Exploration season shifts into high gear

The last month has seen a massive transition in Alaska from planning to execution, from getting ready to go to the field to boots on the outcrop and drills in the ground. Each year the... — Updated 6/26/2011

 By Shane Lasley    News

2010 Mining Explorers: Corvus hits the ground running

Corvus Gold Corp., a new junior formed to explore International Tower Hill Mines Ltd.'s non-Livengood assets, hit the ground running with C$8 million worth of partner-funded exploration... — Updated 10/31/2010

 By Rose Ragsdale    News

Movie gives industry a big black eye

I must join what appears to be a growing parade of voices criticizing some aspect of the mega-blockbuster sci-fi movie, Avatar, and add my two cents. Critics have complained about the movie's story line, citing everything from its... — Updated 1/17/2010

 By Curt Freeman    News

'Termination dust' prods explorers to wrap up busy exploration season

Even though the concept of global warming is a welcome idea to many companies working in Alaska, its effects are not being felt fast enough to allow companies to complete all of the work... — Updated 9/30/2007

 By Curt Freeman    News

Alaska project center of $1.5 billion takeover, Greens Creek silver production cost negative $2.28 per ounce, and more

Hang on to your hat, the data is beginning to roll in from Alaskan field programs and there are some hum dingers in this month's data and several others will be showing up next month.... — Updated 8/27/2006

 By Curt Freeman    News

Mining news update from Curt Freeman: Discoveries reported, some properties rediscovered

As expected, results from the summer field programs have begun to roll in from all over the state. Discoveries from base and precious metals properties were reported in September and... — Updated 10/30/2005

 By Curt Freeman    News

No winter hiatus: 2005 Alaska plans advanced, some already in full swing

December, January and February are normally a time when the mining industry can stop and catch its collective breath, look into its often cloudy but well-used crystal ball and prepare... — Updated 2/27/2005

 By Curt Freeman    News

Freeman report: Alaska mining at pace not seen in more than five years

As anyone can tell you who has tried recently to locate geologists, drill rigs and helicopters, Alaska is not the place to search for any of these commodities. Mineral exploration and... — Updated 7/11/2004

 By Curt Freeman    News

Alaska mining news summary: Mood is cautiously optimistic; modest upswing in spending likely in 2003

As 2002 draws rapidly to a close, news of this year's mineral exploration, development and production efforts in Alaska continues to come out while plans for next year are being... — Updated 12/8/2002


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